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Safer Internet Day: A Ransomware Story & Cyber-Security Tips

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Today, February 9, is Safe Internet Day worldwide. It promotes online safety and responsibility for internet technology on desktop and mobile devices, especially among young people and children. You can click on your country’s flag at the Safer Internet Day site to learn about the organization’s activities near you: Safer Internet...

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Nervous About Going to Court? Not To Worry – Common Legal Terms, Basic Trial Procedures, and What to Wear

Courtroom entrance, Joel Solomon Federal Building and US Courthouse, by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

Courtroom entrance, Joel Solomon Federal Building and US Courthouse, by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

It can be intimidating to receive a jury notice, be subpoenaed to appear at a court hearing, or attend a trial to support a family member or friend. All of a sudden, you’re dealing with lawyers and others spouting...

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How to Avoid a DUI Nightmare

La Carafe Bar one of the oldest buildings in Houston, TX by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

La Carafe Bar one of the oldest buildings in Houston, TX by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

Drinking and driving can make your life a nightmare. Besides the sad possibility of hurting yourself and others, you could also have your license revoked, pay large fines, have your car insurance increase dramatically, even lose your...

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DUI Traffic Stops: How to Conduct Yourself

Police officer giving a roadside sobriety test to a drunk driver (image licensed by Colleen Collins)

Police officer giving a roadside sobriety test to a drunk driver (image licensed by Colleen Collins)

An Easy Drive-Through Technique?

Some of you may have read about the lawyer who advertises that it’s possible to maneuver your way through a DUI traffic stop without any personal interaction with law enforcement. He endorses putting...

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Films About Lawyers: THE VERDICT with Paul Newman (1982)

Story Synopsis

Paul Newman, 1954 (image is in the public domain)

Paul Newman, 1954 (image is in public domain)

The Verdict starred two powerhouse actors, Paul Newman and James Mason, and was directed by Sidney Lumet. In this courtroom drama, Paul Newman plays ambulance-chasing lawyer Frank Galvin, who was once a successful attorney at a posh Boston firm but has now hit bottom. A...

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